The Manitoba Book Awards

For Immediate Release – April 28, 2013 

(français suivre)

2013 Manitoba Book Awards Winners Announced

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA - The Manitoba Writers’ Guild, with the assistance of the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers, presented the annual Manitoba Book Awards with a gala event this past Sunday April 28th at the West End Cultural Centre.  This year’s award winners in thirteen categories are…

 

McNally Robinson Book of the Year

  • The House on Sugarbush Road by Méira Cook, published by Enfield & Wizenty, an imprint of Great Plains Publications

Aqua Lansdowne Prize for PoetryPrix Lansdowne de poésie

  • The Politics of Knives by Jonathan Ball, published by Coach House Books

Best Illustrated Book of the YearMeilleur livre illustré de l’année

  • Imagining Winnipeg: History through the Photographs of L.B. Foote, by Esyllt W. Jones, design by Doowah Design, published by University of Manitoba Press

Manuela Dias Book Design of the YearPrix Manuela-Dias de conception graphique en édition

  • Warehouse Journal Vol.21 edited and designed by Nicole Hunt and Brandon Bergem, published by the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Architecture

Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book

  • Sonar by Kristian Enright, published by Turnstone Press

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book AwardPrix littéraire Carol-Shields de la ville de Winnipeg

  • The Age of Hope by David Bergen, published by HarperCollins Canada

Le Prix Littéraire rue-Deschambault

  • La Révolution Tranquille par Raymond – M. Hebert, publié par Les Éditions du Blé

Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

  • The Age of Hope by David Bergen, published by HarperCollins Canada

Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-FictionPrix Alexander-Kennedy-Isbister pour les études et essais

  • Creation and Transformation: Defining Moments in Inuit Art by Darlene Coward Wight, published by Douglas and MacIntyre and the Winnipeg Art Gallery

John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer

  • Kristian Enright

Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba PublisherPrix Mary-Scorer pour le meilleur livre par un éditeur du Manitoba

  • Thunder Road by Chadwick Ginther, cover design by Jamis Paulson, interior design by Sharon Caseburg, published by Ravenstone, an imprint of Turnstone Press

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Dennis Cooley

McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award – Older Category

  • The Green-Eyed Queen of Suicide City by Kevin Marc Fournier, published by Great Plains Teen Fiction

 

The full list of nominees can be viewed here: http://www.manitobawritersguild.com

 

For more information on the Manitoba Book Awards please visit: http://www.manitobabookawards.com

 

The administrators of the Manitoba Book Awards are grateful for the support of Aqua Books, The Canada Council for the Arts, Friesens, the Manitoba Arts Council, The Manitoba Foundation for the Arts, Manitoba Culture Heritage and Tourism, McNally Robinson Booksellers, The Winnipeg Arts Council, The Winnipeg Foundation.

 

Inquiries please contact:

Kendra Gaede, Event Coordinator

Manitoba Writers’ Guild
info@mbwriter.mb.ca
204-944-8013

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Pour diffusion immédiate - 28 avril 2013

Les lauréates et lauréats des Prix du livre du Manitoba 2013


WINNIPEG (MANITOBA), 28 avril 2013 – La Manitoba Writers’ Guild, avec le concours de l’Association of Manitoba Book Publishers, ont présenté le dimanche 28 avril 2013 les prix annuels du livre du Manitoba lors d’un gala au centre culturel West End Cultural Centre. Les auteurs et ouvrages primés dans treize catégories sont :

 

McNally Robinson Book of the Year

  • The House on Sugarbush Road by Méira Cook, published by Enfield & Wizenty, an imprint of Great Plains Publications

Aqua Lansdowne Prize for PoetryPrix Lansdowne de poésie

  • The Politics of Knives by Jonathan Ball, published by Coach House Books

Best Illustrated Book of the YearMeilleur livre illustré de l’année

  • Imagining Winnipeg: History through the Photographs of L.B. Foote, by Esyllt W. Jones, design by Doowah Design, published by University of Manitoba Press

Manuela Dias Book Design of the YearPrix Manuela-Dias de conception graphique en édition

  • Warehouse Journal Vol.21 edited and designed by Nicole Hunt and Brandon Bergem, published by the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Architecture

Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book

  • Sonar by Kristian Enright, published by Turnstone Press

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book AwardPrix littéraire Carol-Shields de la ville de Winnipeg

  • The Age of Hope by David Bergen, published by HarperCollins Canada

Le Prix Littéraire rue-Deschambault

  • La Révolution Tranquille par Raymond – M. Hebert, publié par Les Éditions du Blé

Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

  • The Age of Hope by David Bergen, published by HarperCollins Canada

Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-FictionPrix Alexander-Kennedy-Isbister pour les études et essais

  • Creation and Transformation: Defining Moments in Inuit Art by Darlene Coward Wight, published by Douglas and MacIntyre and the Winnipeg Art Gallery

John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer

  • Kristian Enright

Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba PublisherPrix Mary-Scorer pour le meilleur livre par un éditeur du Manitoba

  • Thunder Road by Chadwick Ginther, cover design by Jamis Paulson, interior design by Sharon Caseburg, published by Ravenstone, an imprint of Turnstone Press

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Dennis Cooley

McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award – Older Category [jeune adulte]:

  • The Green-Eyed Queen of Suicide City by Kevin Marc Fournier, published by Great Plains Teen Fiction

 

La liste complète des finalistes peut être consultée sur : http://www.manitobawritersguild.com

 

De plus amples renseignements au sujet des Prix du livre du Manitoba sont disponibles à http://www.manitobabookawards.com

 

Les responsables des Prix du livre du Manitoba remercient cordialement les agences, sociétés et ministères suivants pour leur appui : Aqua Books, le Conseil des Arts du Canada, Friesens, le Conseil des arts du Manitoba, la Manitoba Foundation for the Arts, Culture, Patrimoine et Tourisme Manitoba, et le McNally Robinson Booksellers.

 

Pour plus d’informations, veuillez contacter :
Kendra Gaede
Manitoba Writers’ Guild
(204)-944-8013
kendra@mbwriter.mb.ca